Dead Sea Scrolls Colloquium

Friday, March 15, 2024
noon–7:00 p.m.
102 Weaver Building and Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
Dead Sea Scrolls Colloquium
Molly Zahn, Daniel Machiela, and Sidnie White Crawford

Please join us for a hybrid, full-day colloquium on the Dead Sea Scrolls!

Note that part of the colloquium will be held in Weaver Building 102 and part will be held in the Foster Auditorium (see schedule below).


Molly Zahn (Yale Divinity School), “Reconsidering the ‘City of the Sanctuary’ in the Temple Scroll.”

Daniel Machiela (University of Notre Dame), “Jews at the Persian Court (4Q550), the Aramaic Scrolls, and their Cultural Milieu.”

Sidnie White Crawford (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), “The Qumran Collection as an Ancient Library”



Noon to 1:00 p.m., light lunch (102 Weaver Building)

1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Molly Zahn (102 Weaver Building 102 and online via Zoom)

2:30 to 3:00 p.m., coffee break (102 Weaver Building)

3:00 to 4:30 p.m., Daniel Machiela (102 Weaver Building and online via Zoom)

5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Sidnie White Crawford (Foster Auditorium and online via Zoom)

Co-sponsors: Chaiken Family Chair, Jewish Studies, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Hybrid Event
102 Weaver Building and Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library